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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift

Date:
June 03, 2022

Your health is far too important to put on the back burner. This Father’s Day, give yourself the gift of health.  According to a recent Cleveland Clinic survey, nearly two-thirds of respondents said they avoid going to the doctor if possible and 37 percent said they withhold information from their doctors. 

Common excuses include:

  •  “Why should I see a doctor? I feel fine.” 
    •   Many conditions such as heart disease and cancer may not have symptoms at first, but a few simple tests can catch the condition early, resulting in better treatment outcomes.    
  • “It will get better on its own.
    • When it comes to your health, ignoring an issue can result in significantly different results as in the case of skin cancer and diabetes.
  • “It’s embarrassing.”
    • Health care providers are used to discussing delicate subjects and can provide treatment options to eliminate or improve many embarrassing conditions.
  • “I don’t like tests."
    • Most people do not like tests, but sometimes there are alternatives available as in the case of colorectal cancer screening.  Those who do not want to have a colonoscopy can opt for an at-home stool-based test instead.
  • “I’m busy.”
    • If you are busy now, imagine how behind you would be if you come down with a preventable illness or disease. 

 Click here to learn which preventive health screenings are recommended for you and schedule an appointment with your healthcare provider today. 

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